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7:05 PM ET, April 1, 2019

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Neil Vigdor / Hartford Courant:
Connecticut woman says then-Vice President Joe Biden touched her inappropriately at a Greenwich fundraiser in 2009  —  A Connecticut woman says Joe Biden touched her inappropriately and rubbed noses with her during a 2009 political fundraiser in Greenwich when he was vice president …
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Katherine Miller / BuzzFeed News:
Everyone Already Knows How They Feel About Joe Biden Touching Women  —  You know when you interact with an artificial intelligence program and it produces language that resembles how humans talk, but feels detached from reality in some fundamental way?  —  This is how people within …
Discussion: Townhall, RedState, USA Today and Salon
Elizabeth E. Alexander / USA Today:
I was with Joe Biden when no one was looking, and he was always a champion for women
Discussion: Washington Post
New York Times:
Whistle-Blower Tells Congress of Irregularities in White House Security Clearances  —  WASHINGTON — A whistle-blower working inside the White House has told a House committee that senior Trump administration officials granted security clearances to at least 25 individuals whose applications …
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Rachael Bade / Washington Post:
White House whistleblower says 25 security clearance denials were reversed during Trump administration  —  A White House whistleblower told lawmakers that more than two-dozen denials for security clearances have been overturned during the Trump administration, calling Congress her “last hope” …
Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
Whistleblower: White House overruled 25 security clearance denials
Discussion: Raw Story and POLITICUSUSA
Irin Carmon / New York Magazine:
What Was the Washington Post Afraid Of?  —  The afternoon of March 7, 2018, was go time, or so we believed.  Inside a glass huddle room at the Washington Post, its walls covered with headlines from journalistic coups of the past, we began dialing numbers on a speakerphone and pressing send on carefully drafted, bullet-pointed emails.
Jerrold L. Nadler / New York Times:
America Is Done Waiting for the Mueller Report  —  Someday, Trump will not be in office.  Congress needs a full accounting of his misdeeds to ensure they don't happen again.  —  Mr. Nadler is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.  —  Last Sunday, Attorney General William Barr sent us …
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Barbara McQuade / Just Security:
How Barr May Interpret What It Means to Withhold “Grand Jury Information”  —  A three-level game for concealing Mueller's findings  —  What is Attorney General William Barr doing with removing grand jury information from the Mueller report before disclosing it?
Discussion: Politico and Law & Crime
Benjamin Wittes / The Atlantic:   Bill Barr Has Promised Transparency. He Deserves the Chance to Deliver.
Rcfp / The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press:
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press asks court to authorize release of grand jury …
Discussion: Axios
Ian Duncan / Baltimore Sun:
Baltimore Mayor Pugh to take leave of absence in midst of ‘Healthy Holly’ book controversy  —  Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh will take a leave of absence Monday, engulfed by a scandal over hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments for self-published “Healthy Holly” children's books.
Discussion: Joe.My.God.
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Lucas Kwan Peterson / Los Angeles Times:
For cramped New York, an expanding dining scene  —  The bright lights of New York City beckon to the restless and the hungry.  In the city that never sleeps, as they say, the marquees of Times Square nearly make one forget the concrete dystopia of what is seemingly an unlivable urban wasteland.
Discussion: Power Line, Mediaite, NPR and Eater
Sen. Mitch McConnell / Politico:
Time to Stop the Democrats' Obstruction  —  It took six months of partisan delays — and several railroad accidents — before Democrats let the Senate confirm a federal railroad administrator, even though none of them actually voted against the nominee in the end.
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Burgess Everett / Politico:
McConnell shuts down the Pelosi agenda
The Hill:
GOP lawmakers root against Trump in court on ObamaCare
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:
Gorsuch just handed down the most bloodthirsty and cruel death penalty opinion of the modern era  —  The Supreme Court's opinion in Bucklew v. Precythe, which it handed down Monday on a party-line vote, is at once the most significant Eighth Amendment decision of the last several decades and the cruelest in at least as much time.
Discussion: Los Angeles Times and Hullabaloo
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Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Divided Supreme Court rules against death row inmate with rare condition
Discussion: Axios, Althouse, Reason, New York Times and NPR
Callum Paton / Newsweek:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked on Twitter for constitutional mistake—but was she actually right?  —  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was lambasted on Twitter and in the media for confusing the facts while waxing lyrical about the Democratic golden age of the 1930s and 1940s—but was she actually right?
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Reuters:
America would run out of avocados in three weeks if Trump shuts down the U.S.-Mexico border  —  Nearly half of all imported U.S. vegetables and 40 percent of imported fruit are grown in Mexico.  —  President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border would hit American consumers — in the gut.
Jonathan V. Last / The Bulwark:
All the Best People  —  Would you let these people watch your children?  —  Two incidents from this weekend illustrate the biggest problem conservatism faces in the age of Trump.  —  The first was the Twitter meltdown of a writer named D.C. McAllister.  —  D.C. McAllister—Denise …
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Peter Beinart / The Atlantic:
Trump Laid a Trap on Immigration—And Only Beto Sees It  —  Beto O'Rourke isn't known for his wonkish heft.  But in his formal announcement for president on Sunday, the former Texas congressman offered one of the most important policy proposals of the nascent presidential campaign …
Discussion: Washington Post and Vox
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Nick Miroff / Washington Post:   Ruben Garcia has sheltered migrants in El Paso for over four decades. …
Sam Stein / The Daily Beast:
Senators Intro Amendment to Abolish the Electoral College  —  The proposal is supported by some of the party's senior members, including Dick Durbin and Dianne Feinstein.  —  Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) is set on Tuesday to unveil a constitutional amendment to abolish the Electoral College …
Discussion: Townhall, Politico, The Week and Joe.My.God.
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Alex Seitz-Wald / NBC News:
Senate Democrats to introduce constitutional amendment to abolish Electoral College
Discussion: Washington Times and twitchy.com
Colby Hall / Mediaite:
Sarah Palin Embarrassed By Not Being Invited to John McCain's Funeral: ‘Kind of a Gut Punch’  —  Sarah Palin spoke out about being excluded from John McCain's memorial service, which was held last August.  —  In a Monday interview with Good Morning Britain, Palin complained that she was not invited …
Discussion: Raw Story, Joe.My.God. and IJR
#CelebrityNews:
Maxine Waters: ‘Correct Thing’ Smollett Charges Dropped  —  The 50th Annual NAACP Awards were handed out this weekend, and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California) was honored with the Chairman's Award.  —  “Extra's” Terri Seymour was with Waters backstage, where she talked about the honor and about Jussie Smollett.
Associated Press:
AP sources: Trump considers adding ‘immigration czar’  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering hiring a “border” or “immigration czar” to coordinate the president's policies across various federal agencies.  —  That's according to three people familiar with the discussions …
Discussion: CNN, CNBC, Splinter and Political Wire
Fred Ryan / Washington Post:
It's been six months since Jamal Khashoggi's murder, and Trump has done nothing  —  Fred Ryan is publisher and chief executive of The Post.  He served as assistant to President Ronald Reagan.  —  Six months ago today, a man on the brink of his greatest happiness walked into Saudi Arabia's Consulate …
Discussion: Just Security
Mike Idsin / Greater Greater Washington:
The educational admissions scandal widens dramatically  —  The education world was shaken recently when federal prosecutors charged 50 people with conspiring to cheat on college admissions tests or bribe athletic coaches to designate students as athletic recruits.
Timothy L. O'Brien / Bloomberg:
No, Russiagate Isn't This Generation's WMD  —  Barr gave Trump and media critics a fresh rallying cry.  And the Steele dossier is back in vogue.  Does anybody really know what's going on here?  —  SHARE THIS ARTICLE  —  Share  —  Tweet  —  Post  —  Email
David Marchese / New York Times:
Robert A. Caro on L.B.J., Understanding Power and Nearing Completion  —  “Power reveals.  Do I want people to know that?  Yes.”  —  Robert A. Caro on L.B.J., understanding power and nearing completion.  —  As far as titles go, Robert A. Caro's “Working” is both humbly straightforward and almost comically understated.
Discussion: Althouse
CBS News:
Justin Fairfax accuser Vanessa Tyson describes alleged sexual assault: “I couldn't feel my neck”  —  Warning: Some of the details shared in this piece are disturbing.  —  Vanessa Tyson is one of two women who accuse Virginia's lieutenant governor, Justin Fairfax, of sexual assault.
 
 
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Noam Scheiber / New York Times:
U.S. Moves to Limit Wage Claims Against Chains Like McDonald's
Dan Zak / Washington Post:
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Media Matters for America:
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Caleb Howe / Mediaite:
WATCH: Democrat Candidates' Forum Kicks Off by Chanting Quote from Marxist Cop-Killer Assata Shakur
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Mollie Hemingway / The Federalist:
Here's Why I Didn't Fall For The Russia-Trump Conspiracy
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New York Times:
How the Trump Era Is Molding the Next Generation of Voters
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Luke Rosiak / The Daily Caller:
New York State Cuts Its Special Olympics Budget
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Zoe Tillman / BuzzFeed News:
Paul Manafort's Judge Won't Face Disciplinary Action For How He Treated Mueller's Office
Discussion: CNBC
John Haltiwanger / Business Insider:
Bernie Sanders continues to dodge questions about releasing his tax returns, even as he pressures Trump to do the same
Discussion: Splinter
Jason Wilson / The Guardian:
Intelligence report appeared to endorse view leftwing protesters were ‘terrorists’
Amberin Zaman / Al-Monitor:
Turkey's ruling AKP loses Ankara, Istanbul as opposition springs to life
David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Trump, Putin and a Possible ‘Red-Line Moment’ in Venezuela
Allan Smith / NBC News:
NY's attorney general is one of the most powerful in the nation. That should worry Trump.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Pamela McClintock / Hollywood Reporter:
‘Unplanned’ Box Office: Controversial Anti-Abortion Pic Surprises With Strong $6M Debut